THOROLD – Niagara Regional Police say they have recovered some $250,000 worth of steroids found during an investigation into a home invasion in Thorold.
The incident happened Wednesday around 11 p.m. at a residence on Deerfield Parkway.
Initial investigation revealed two armed men broke into the home and confronted two male occupants.
The suspects fled prior to the arrival of police.
In an update Friday, police said in a media release they have recovered in excess of 15,000 capsules of various types of anabolic steroids and testosterone along with over 1,000 containers of liquid forms of anabolic steroids and testosterone were found inside the residence.
A preliminary estimate of the value of the drugs seized is $250,000.
Anabolic steroids and testosterone are Schedule 4 substances listed in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Further investigation will be conducted by Niagara officers in relation to the various forms of the drug that have been seized and exact value of the seizure, investigators say.
Charged with one count each of manufacturing a Schedule 4 substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act are Nizar Bushusha, 26, of Thorold, and Corey McKay, 27, of Thorold.
Both were held in custody pending a bail hearing.